• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 11 ways to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$101 - $136

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo Station Kajibashi to Kyōto

$41 - $71

9 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Kyoto Fukakusa

$45 - $46

Drive  •  4h 51m

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) 285.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami, train  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM
  2. Take the train from Juso to Kawaramachi(Kyoto)

$86 - $326

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kobe, train  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$95 - $305

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM
  3. Take the train from Juso to Kawaramachi(Kyoto)

$127 - $462

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) HND - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$110 - $308

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) NRT - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$131 - $364

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Kobe, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$141 - $323

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Komatsu (KMQ) HND - KMQ
  2. Take the train from Komatsu to Kyoto

$135 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) is to bus which costs ¥5100 - ¥5300 and takes 8h 36m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥16000 and takes 2h 51m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo station to Higashiyama(Kyoto). However, there are services departing from Tokyo Station Kajibashi and arriving at Higashiyama Sanjo via Kyoto Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 12m.

More details

The distance between Tokyo and Higashiyama(Kyoto) is 369 km. The road distance is 457.4 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) without a car is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

More details

It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto), including transfers.

More details

Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Tokyo Station Kajibashi.

More details

The best way to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5100 - ¥5300 and takes 8h 36m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

Search flights

Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Kyōto station.

More details

Map of how to get from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 230.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 51m

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Higashiyama(Kyoto), Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 2h 17m. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 and the journey takes 7h 52m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair via Niigata
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Ibaraki to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Juso to Kawaramachi(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Ishioka
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Komatsu to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$48 - $52
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Tokyo Station Kajibashi to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
9h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

Want to know more about travelling around Japan

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto) is 457 km. It takes approximately 4h 51m to drive from Tokyo to Higashiyama(Kyoto).

Get driving directions

All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

Search flights

There are 2383+ hotels available in Higashiyama(Kyoto). Prices start at $53 USD per night.

More details